Training for Courage with Paul Dufresne

12 – 14 July 2024

Join master horseman and international exhibition rider Paul Dufresne in a special two-day clinic that will improve your horsemanship skills from the ground up, providing a foundation for success in all disciplines. Learn innovative techniques to improve your horse’s well-being, attitude, movement, and performance to positively impact your partnership with a relaxed and willing attitude, confidence, and the keys to achieving collection, lightness, and impulsion.

Saturday & Sunday July 13 & 14, 9am – 5pm
Demo: Friday July 12th, 7pm

Cornwall Ridge Equestrian
21955 16 Ave, Langley BC

$450 + gst for participant with a horse 
Spectator/auditor: $50 per day
Demo: $15 for spectators who are not participating in the clinic with a horse (free for clinic participants)

Clinic topics

  • Tapping, lateral flexion and releasing the poll
  • Building a foundation (ground play, dealing with biting, kicking, trailering, tying, etc.)
  • Applying foundation preparation to various disciplines (halter, riding, driving, western & classical dressage)
  • Leadership while maintaining friendship
  • Modifying behaviour with sound horsemanship and operant conditioning techniques
  • Training for courage (equine & human)
  • Training for lightness and impulsion, pressure without contact, bending and releasing the poll, jaw-flexions and other FCD techniques suitable for any type of dressage or equitation.
  • Learning to apply riding movements while negotiating obstacles (Working Equitation / Trail)
  • Self-paced for all levels

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